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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Quote of the day: “Freedom is never given; it is won.” —A. Philip Randolph, civil rights activist

Wekiva's National English Honor Society is hosting an open mic night Friday, March 1st in the cafeteria, starting at 6 pm. Students are invited to come and watch their peers perform their own original works. Admission is free but donations will be appreciated. If you are interested in presenting or performing please go to tinyurl.com/nehsopenmicnight

 

The State Fair concluded with Anthony Kirwan winning third in the elite Champion of Champions, Cory White winning Best duck, ,and best heavyweight duck, and Nate Brathwaite winning Best of Breed and Best opposite with his Florida White rabbit and Angora rabbit.

https://youtu.be/2CPku32bj5I  Here's some great information about the College Board scholarship.

Attention all students who may be struggling in English. Need help with writing, struggling to read the assigned reading in English? Let the National English Honor Society help you with that. Go to https://tinyurl.com/tutoringwithNEHS or ask your English teacher for this opportunity and fill out the request. We work around your availability but we do need time to match you with a tutor, so please make the request a few days prior to your availability.

 

Attention Sophomores & Juniors:  Would you like to get a head start on your college career?  Would you like to earn college credits completely free of charge?  If so, please plan on attending a general information session on dual enrollment with your parent on Monday evening, March 4th, beginning at 7 PM in our Media Center.  A representative from the Dual Enrollment Office at Valencia College will be here to provide information about the dual enrollment program and to answer questions you may have regarding this unique opportunity.  Remember:  Dual Enrollment Informational Meeting on Monday, March 4th at 7 PM in the Media Center.

Reminder to Beta Club Members:  We will begin tutoring on Feb. 26 for anyone interested.  If you need help in a specific class or would like to tutor, please show up on Tuesday, Feb. 26, after school in room 515.

In recognition of black history month Minority Leader Scholars will be recognizing black history the next three Fridays and we would like to invite all of Wekiva to join us. Friday 2/8/19 is wear your African American hero shirt. Anybody from Michael Jordan to Martin Luther King.   Friday 2/15/19 is wear black to show that black history matters.   Friday 2/22/19 is wear your black history rally cry.

This month, we will be conducting our “Pennies for Patients” collections during 5th period.  Drop your change (or bills) into the “Join the Hero Squad” boxes in your classrooms.  The proceeds go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which uses the money to continue research into curing all types of blood cancers.  They also assist families of those suffering from blood diseases with their medical expenses.  The class the wins the most can win a pasta lunch from Olive Garden.

 

 


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